HQ Esports from Vietnam won the Free Fire Asia Championship 2021
Free Fire Asia Championship (FFAC) 2021 takes place from 20NS up to 28NS November 2021 ended with HQ Esports being crowned champion. Vietnam’s Free Fire team, in addition to the title of Asian champion, also won $80,000 in prize money (INR 60,06,488).
A total of 31 Free Fire teams participated in the tournament from across Asia. While seven teams won the right to go straight to the finals, the remaining 24 teams had to fight to pass the group stage. HQ Esports was among these teams, finishing top of Group A to qualify for the final round, where they won the last three Booyahs that helped them win the tournament.
HQ Esports wins the Free Fire Asia Championship 2021
FFAC 2021 with a total prize pool of 400,000 USD takes place from 20NS up to 28NS November with 31 participating teams. These competing teams come from various Asian countries such as Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia, India and Pakistan.
One team from the seven participating countries directly advanced to the final round, while the remaining 24 teams had to compete against each other for the right to progress.
These 24 teams include four Vietnamese teams, four Indonesian teams, four Thai teams, three Taiwanese teams, three Malaysian teams, three Indian teams and three Pakistani teams.
HQ Esports, part of ‘Group-A’ won three Booyahs to lead the leaderboard with a total of 101 points and 48 kills. This ensured that the Vietnamese team made it to the final round, where they once again claimed three wins in Booyah to top the table with 86 points to their name.
With this, HQ Esports finally won FFAC 2021, won the title of Free Fire Asia champion and pocketed $80,000 in prize money.
Despite the great team performance, HQ was unable to show great individual prowess hence the MVP award went to Thai player MOMO from team CGGG who finished third in the tournament overall.
Surprisingly, the top 4 teams of the tournament were all from the group stage, no team that made it past the knockout stages was able to make it to the podium. Earena Esports from Thailand is the highest rated team among the knockout round participants, placing 5th at FFAC 2021.
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